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Limestone drum lintel inscribed for the "overseer of scribes of the crews, director of crews of recruits, royal document scribe, overseer of the treasury" Nefer.

Details

  • ID
    UPM_E13531
  • Department
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Doors, jambs, lintels
  • Findspot
    G 3015, reused in burial chamber roof of shaft A [originally from G 2110, chapel entrance]
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    H 17 x L 85 x D 15 cm
  • Credit Line
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Clarence Stanley Fisher excavation number
    CSF_exc_G35
  • Minor Cemetery at Giza publication number
    23
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: University of Pennsylvania Museum (UPMAA)
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Object owned by
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Owner
    Nefer (G 2110)

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2110

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 3015

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 19

Full Bibliography

  • Fisher, Clarence S. The Minor Cemetery at Giza. Philadelphia: University Museum, 1924, pp. 96, 147, pl. 50.5.

Photos 5

People 1

Ancient People

  • Nefer (G 2110)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 2110. Appears in chapel relief (south, west, and east walls; not all instances with inscription preserved), identifed as [(sAb) nxt-xrw HqA Hwt jmj-r sSw Xrt-a nswt Hrj-sStA nswt m swt nb sS pr-aA] strong-of-voice (of the judiciary), chief of the estate, overseer of scribes of the portfolios of the king, secretary of the king in all places, scribe of the Great House; in situ in G 2110. Displaced fragments of relief (three unregistered fragments + 36-12-2 = MFA 31.780), upper part of standing figures of Nefer and Wenankhes; originally from G 2110, south wall of chapel (lower part of figures still in situ). Displaced blocks of relief from south door jamb (Louvre B 51) and north door jamb (MFA 07.1002) inscribed for Nefer, identifed as [jmj-r Xkrw nswt nb xrp aprw nfrw jmj-r stj DfAw jmj-r pr-aHAw wr mDw Sma rx nswt jmj-r prwj-HD] overseer of all royal ornaments, director of crews of recruits, overseer of the two places of provisions, overseer of the house of weapons, great one of the tens of Upper Egypt, royal acquaintance, overseer of the two treasuries; originally from G 2110, chapel entrance. Displaced false door tablet with crossbar = lower lintel (Museo Barracco 1) inscribed for Nefer, identified as [jmj-r sSw aprw jmj-r pr-HD] overseer of scribes of the crews, overseer of the treasury; originally from G 2110, west wall of chapel. Limestone drum lintel (UPM_E13531) inscribed for Nefer, identified as [jmj-r sSw aprw xrp aprw nfrw sS a nswt jmj-r pr-HD] overseer of scribes of the crews, director of crews of recruits, royal document scribe, overseer of the treasury; found reused in G 3015, originally from G 2110, chapel entrance. Limestone reserve head (MFA 06.1886) attributed to Nefer; found in G 2110 A.

Institutions 1